Oil steadies as Saudi, Kuwait signals offset demand fears

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices were little changed on Monday as expectations that major producers would continue to reduce global supplies ran into worries about sluggish growth in crude... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Aug 12

Aug 12 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their... Read more »

Oil prices fall on worries over demand growth outlook

SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday, dragged down by an economic slowdown and worries about the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a cut in the... Read more »

Canadian Baxter, held in Syria, released; meets media in Beirut

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A Canadian citizen held in Syria has been released, and appeared at a news conference in Beirut with the Lebanese security chief on Friday. “I thought... Read more »

Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi’s Abha airport: military spokesman

CAIRO (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Al Masirah TV quoted the group’s military spokesman as saying on Thursday. There was no... Read more »

Miner Sibanye-Stillwater flags improved operating performance

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater has improved operating performance in the second quarter and is set to achieve its annual targets, the precious metals miner said... Read more »

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn that rallies face attack

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban on Tuesday denounced as a sham a presidential election due next month, saying their fighters would do everything they could to block it, while... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news – Aug 5

Aug 5 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their... Read more »

Oil gains about 3%; records loss for week after Trump tariff threat

(This story corrects weekly price moves in paragraph 6 of Aug. 2 report to show that Brent fell 2.5%, not 2.7%, and that WTI fell around 1%, not 1.2%)... Read more »

Saudi energy minister says he discussed oil markets with Russian counterpart

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih speaks during the Saudi-India Forum in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi energy minister Khalid... Read more »